Fire in the Belly: On Being a Man (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Jun 16, 2010 - Social Science - 288 pages
45 Reviews
Written for both men and women, this groundbreaking book takes the reader on a journey to discover new routes to authentic manhood and create alternatives to definitions of masculinity that no longer work in today's world.
  

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Review: Fire in the Belly: On Being a Man

User Review  - Jayna - Goodreads

Although this book is "on being a man", I feel it's great insight for both sexes. I've struggled with concepts of being a woman and my place within the gender roles which are strictly enforced; of all ... Read full review

Review: Fire in the Belly: On Being a Man

User Review  - Sean Harry - Goodreads

I read this book over 20 years ago, and it continues to influence my life. Read full review

Contents

Its a WOMANs World
11
The Initiation and Mutilation of Men
27
The Rite of War and the Warrior Psyche
35
The Economic Man
49
Magic Wands and Private
68
The Measuring of Manhood
83
Pierce Gentlemen
112
Pilgrimage Into Self
125
COMING TOGETHER
187
Loving Combat
192
Becoming Together
212
Travel Tips for Pilgrims
233
APPENDIX
247
Who Is the New Ideal Man? A Report
258
Love and Sex in That Order
263
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About the author (2010)

Sam Keen, author of twelve books, including Fire in the Belly, served as consulting editor at Psychology Today for many years. He is a graduate of the Harvard Divinity School and lives in Sonoma, California.

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